ISBN-10:
0865423946
ISBN-13:
9780865423947
Pub. Date:
01/28/1996
Publisher:
Wiley
Geriatric Medicine / Edition 2

Geriatric Medicine / Edition 2

by D. Jahnigen, R. Schrier

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ISBN-13: 9780865423947
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Edition description: REV
Pages: 896
Product dimensions: 8.31(w) x 10.27(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Contributors.

I Principles of Aging .

Chapter 1. Human Aging.

Chapter 2. Demography and Health Status.

Chapter 3. Financing, Use and Organisation of Health Care for Older Persons.

Chapter 4. Geriatric Neuropsychology.

II General Care of the Geriatric Patient.

Chapter 5 Approach to the Patient.

Chapter 6 Geriatric Assessment.

Chapter 7 Drug Use in the Elderly.

Chapter 8 Preventive Medicine.

Chapter 9 Emergancy Care of the Older Person.

Chapter 10 Acute Hospital Care.

Chapter 11 Surgery in the Geriatric patient.

Chapter 12 Geriatric Rehabilitation.

Chapter 13 Home Care.

Chapter 14 Nursing Home Care.

Chapter 15 Geriatric Hospice Care.

Chapter 16 Nutrition.

Chapter 17 Exercise.

Chapter 18 Evaluation and Management of Common Symptoms in Geriatric Care.

Chapter 19 Ethical Aspects of Geriatric Care.

Chapter 20 Ethical Issues in Geriatric Care.

Chapter 21 Legal Aspects of Care.

III Geriatric Syndromes .

Chapter 22 Acute Confusional State.

Chapter 23 Falls.

Chapter 24 Hypotension, Dizziness and Syncope.

Chapter 25 Fractures in Elderly.

Chapter 26 Urinary Incontinence and Catheters.

Chapter 27 Pressure Ulcers.

Chapter 28 Hearing Loss and Tinnitus.

Chapter 29 The Aging Eye.

Chapter 30 Oral and Dental Problems in the Elderly.

Chapter 31 Lower Extremity Problems in the Elderly.

Chapter 32 Sexual Function in Older Persons.

IV Common Disease and Disorders.

Chapter 33 Coronary Artery Disease in the Elderly.

Chapter 34 Congestive Heart Failure in the Elderly.

Chapter 35 Arrhythmias.

Chapter 36 Hypertension.

Chapter 37 Peripheral Arterial and Venous Disease.

Chapter 38 Cerebrovascualr Diseases.

Chapter 39 Parkinson's Disease and Related Movement Disorders.

Chapter 40 Osteoporosis in the Elderly.

Chapter 41 Musuloskeletal Diseases.

Chapter 42 Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias.

Chapter 43 Depression.

Chapter 44 Lung Disorders in the Elderly.

Chapter 45 The Aging Lung.

Chapter 46 Disease of the Prostate.

Chapter 47 Kidney Disease in the Elderly.

Chapter 48 Geriatric Gynecology.

Chapter 49 Common Gastrointestinal Disease.

Chapter 50 Infections.

Chapter 51 Endocrine Disorders in the Elderly.

Chapter 52 Thermoregulatory Disorders.

Chapter 53 Hematologic Problems.

Chapter 54 Geriatric Oncology.

Chapter 55 Diabetes Mellitus and Dyslipidemia Disorders in the Elderly Chapter 56 Geratric Dermatology.

V Appendix.

Index

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